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9:00am to 6:00pm

Hours & Admission

The Reuben H. Fleet Science CenterThe Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is open 365 days a year! Come and explore our eight interactive exhibit galleries, enjoy our traveling exhibitions, discover Kid City (especially for kids five and under), and create and invent in the Tinkering Studio. Shop in the North Star Science Store or grab a bite to eat at Galileo’s Café. Immerse yourself in spectacular imagery and surround sound in the only Giant Dome Theater in Southern California. Get your hands on science at the Fleet!

Hours of Operation

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Open 10:00 AM 10:00 AM 10:00 AM 10:00 AM 10:00 AM 10:00 AM 10:00 AM
Close 6:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM


(13 and up)

Includes: 1-IMAX Film, Don't Try This at Home, Power Play San Diego, Tinkering Studio, Blockbusters, Nano, Kid City, Cellular Journey and many more Exhibits.


$19.95 $17.95 $16.95

Fleet Members

Become a member › Adults
(13 and up)
Seniors (65+) Juniors (3-12)*



Gallery Admission and 1-IMAX Film

$8.95 $8.95 $8.95
Add an additional Giant Dome Theater show $6.00 $6.00 $6.00

*Kids under age 3 are free, but must sit in the lower left section of the theater.

All members: Please stop at the Ticket Counter to claim your free exhibit gallery tickets or redeem your Theater Vouchers. Picture I.D. required.

Take a look at our  September and October calendar.

Save on admission! We offer special pricing for the military, seniors, teachers, San Diego residents and more. Check out our current discounts & special offers for details.

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